Manor Park 23 June 1973 – England 8–0 Scotland England thrash Scotland in first ever home match Classic match report: Lionesses rattle in EIGHT as roof falls in on sweltered Scots England’s first official home match took place in the rarefied environs of Manor Park, Nuneaton on 23 June 1973. WithContinue reading “Match: England 8–0 Scotland, 23 June 1973, Manor Park”
The real story of Eric Worthington and the Women’s FA Cup Annual Scotland–England match trophy was repurposed as English WFA Cup Women’s Football Archive sounds the pibroch for footballing justice England’s first ‘official’ match on home soil took place in the rarefied environs of Manor Park, Nuneaton on 23 June 1973.Continue reading “Report: Scotland’s moral right to the Women’s FA Cup”
Margaret “Paddy” McGroarty Born: c.1948, Scotland? Position: Midfield Debut: Scotland (A) 18 November 1972 Occupation: Booking clerk (1972) A small and skilful but tough attacking midfielder or playmaker in England’s first national team. Like Kim Little 40 years later, she was an archetypal “tanner ba’ player” in the classic Scottish traditions.